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Extractum Piscidiae, B.P.C., Extract of Piscidia. Extractum Piscidiae Liquidum, B.P.C., Liqui

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EXTRACTUM PISCIDIAE, B.P.C.
EXTRACT OF PISCIDIA.

Related entries: Piscidia

Liquid Extract of Piscidia 100.00 | 20 ounces

Evaporate the liquid extract to dryness.
Dose.—6 to 30 centigrams (1 to 5 grains).


EXTRACTUM PISCIDIAE LIQUIDUM, B.P.C.
LIQUID EXTRACT OF PISCIDIA.

Piscidia 100.00 | 20 ounces
Alcohol (60 per cent.) ... to 100.00 | to 20 fl. ounces

Moisten the drug with 40 (8 fluid ounces) of the alcohol, pack in a percolator, add sufficient alcohol to saturate, set aside for forty-eight hours, then exhaust by percolation with the alcohol. Reserve the first 85 (17 fluid ounces) of percolate, concentrate the subsequent percolate to a soft extract, dissolve this in the reserved portion, and add sufficient alcohol to produce the required volume.
Dose.—2 to 8 mils (1/2 to 2 fluid drachms).


The British Pharmaceutical Codex, 1911, was published by direction of the Council of the Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain.



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